Dewitt Obits Archives for 2022-09

Joseph A. Edwards

Joseph A. Edwards, 73, of Clinton, IL passed away 9:40 A.M. September 28, 2022 at his residence, Clinton, IL.

 

Graveside services will be 2:30 PM Friday October 14, 2022 at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL with Pastor Darrell Howard officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Friday at Calvert Funeral Home Clinton, IL.

 

Memorials may be directed to Joseph A. Edwards Memorial Fund.

 

Joseph was born June 26, 1949 in Bloomington, IL the son of Henry Lyle and Betty Louise (Mann) Edwards. He married Paula K. Barnes on October 13, 1995 in Clinton, IL.

 

Survivors include his daughter Shea (Zach) Mills, Clinton, IL; grandchildren Peyton and Jaxon Mills both of Clinton, IL; siblings Nancy Edwards, Louisville, KY and Barbara (Phillip) Houston, Towanda, IL.

 

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and one brother.

 

Joseph owned and operated his own flooring company in Clinton, IL. To many he was known as Joe, The Floor Guy. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  Most importantly, Joseph loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

Robin Lynn Peek

Robin Lynn Peek, 65, of Clinton, IL passed away at 8:25 PM, September 17, 2022 at her family residence, Clinton, IL.

Memorial service will be 11 AM Friday, September 23, 2022 at First Christian Church, Clinton, IL with Allison Hitchings officiating. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to American Breast Cancer Society or to Illinois Cancer Care, Bloomington, IL.

Robin was born September 18, 1956 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Charles D. and Doris Ann (Butler) Summers.  She married Bryan Michael “Mike” Peek September 27, 1980 in Maroa, IL.

Survivors include her husband, Bryan Michael “Mike” Peek, Clinton, IL; children:  Lyndsey (Nathan) Ihle, Clinton, IL, Casey Peek, Clinton, IL; grandchildren, Christopher, Mackenzie, Johnathan, Brooklynn, and Charlie; brothers, Terry Summers, Decatur, IL; Linn (Tammy) Summers, Maroa, IL; and Gary (Kathie) Summers, Maroa, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Robin worked at the Clinton CVS for 18 years. She loved spending time with her family. 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

David G. Strange

David G. Strange, 61, of DeLand, IL, was called to his heavenly home at 6:07 AM September 16, 2022 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL with his family by his side.

 

A celebration of life to be held at a later date. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand, IL with cremation rites.

 

Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 

David was born January 12, 1961 in Aurora, IL the son of Robert C. and Pauline Grace (Dile) Strange Sr.

 

Survivors include his mother, Pauline Strange, DeLand, IL; son, Shane Strange, DeLand, IL; sister, Sherry Strange, Deland, IL; and many cousins.

 

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, father, and one brother Robert C. Strange Jr.

 

David was unwavering in his faith to God. He loved hosting family holiday dinners and was an amazing cook. He was truly a jack-of-all-trades, collecting and restoring pinball machines, jukeboxes, and clocks in his free time. Known to his friends as “Lone Wolf;” David was quick-witted and the life of the party.

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

Scott Alan Mason

Scott Alan Mason, 54 of Clinton, IL passed away 11:02 AM September 9, 2022 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL.

 

A celebration of life will be 12 Noon, September 17, 2022 at the Lake View Shelter in Weldon Springs State Park, Clinton, IL Scott Marsh officiating. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home with cremation rites.

 

Memorials may be directed to Scott Alan Mason Memorial Fund c/o Amy Mason.

 

Scott was born September 29, 1967 in Joliet, IL the son of Michael “Bill” Mason and Laura (Glasgow) Blaesing. He married Amy Watts November 14, 1998 in Sheldon, IL.

 

Survivors include his wife, Amy Mason, Clinton, IL, daughter, Sierra Lynn Mason, Clinton, IL, brother, Michael (Marcia) Mason, Channahon, IL, sister, Leslie Wegner, Sugar Grove, IL, mother and father-in-law, Mary and Jenner Watts, Dexter, MO, brother-in-law, Matthew (Christy) Watts, Bloomfield, MO, along with 6 nieces and 2 nephews.

 

He was preceded in death by mother, Laura Blaesing in 1998.

 

Scott enjoyed and was very talented at woodworking and diamondworking. He was an avid Chicago Bears Fan and loved spending time with his family.

 

 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

Sybil Arline Luck

Sybil Arline Luck, 86, of Lincoln, IL passed away at 6:47 PM, August 29, 2022 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL.

 

Private family burial will be Saturday, September 10, 2022 at DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt, IL.  There will be no visitation.  Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements.

 

Memorials may be directed to Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL.

 

Arline was born March 8, 1936 in Clinton, IL the daughter of Fred and Sybil (Provin) Enos.  She married Claude “Fred” Luck June 5, 1955 in Clinton, IL.  He passed away January 14, 1998.

 

Survivors include her sister, Laura Fluty, Bloomington, IL and sister-in-law, Donna Enos, Clinton, IL.  Many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews also survive.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Frederick Enos.

 

Arline grew up on a farm in Harp township, DeWitt County. Charter Oak, a one-room school in Harp township is where Arline went to elementary school. After graduating from Clinton Community High School in 1954, she worked at State Farm for 2 years before marrying Fred. They enjoyed 42 years of a wonderful marriage. In her younger years, she was a member of Birkbeck Methodist Church. 

 

The family would like to thank her special neighbors that helped Arline through the years. God is good.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

Catherine Chesnek

Catherine Chesnek, 87 of Clinton, IL passed away 2:29 PM August 29, 2022 at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital, Urbana, IL.

 

A Funeral Mass will be 11 AM, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Clinton, IL with Rev. Fr. James Owusu-Yeboah, SMA celebrant.  There will be no visitation.  Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements. 

 

Memorials may be directed to St. John’s Catholic Church.

 

Catherine was born June 14, 1935 in Midland City, IL the daughter of Paul Russell and Helen Elizabeth (Forehand) Mullins. She married Philip Chesnek July 11, 1959 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Clinton, IL.

 

Survivors include her husband, Philip Chesnek, Clinton, IL along with many friends.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

 

Catherine and Philip had 69 years of a totally terrific relationship.  Their love and marriage was beyond the limits of imagination.  Catherine will be missed by everyone that knew her.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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